Detached house for sale

Residential Development, Hall Green Farm, Kirksanton, Millom, Cumbria

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No occupancy conditions in the planning consent.
  • Conversion of traditional farm buildings, stone and slate to four dwellings and one workshop.
  • Requirements to demolish existing modern farm buildings.
  • Central location in Kirksanton, opposite the village green.
  • Five minutes north of Millom, just south of Silecroft.
  • Extremely well placed for the West Coast and Western Lakes.
  • Busy and popular market town of Broughton-in-Furness about 20 minutes drive.
  • Lovely northerly and easterly views across farmland towards the stunning backdrop of Black Combe.
  • Blend of a mixed development comprising the farmhouse, attached barn and detached stone barns.
  • Each plot will have separate grounds and gardens.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Comprehensive range of traditional farm buildings. Centre of this pleasant village. Farmhouse and Planning Permission for four dwellings.


The site has the benefit of Planning Permission under Copeland Borough Council, planning reference 4/13/2506/OF1, dated 18 February 2015.

The consent is for conversion of traditional farm buildings to four dwellings and a workshop, with associated demolition of unsatisfactory structures and modern agricultural buildings, identification of curtilage to serve existing farmhouse and construction of private sewage treatment plant at Hall Green Farm.

A copy of the conditional planning consent is included in these particulars.

The extent of the site, including the triangular area in front of the farm building complex, which includes the existing bus shelter, is shown edged blue on the plan within the pack.

It is a requirement of the planning consent, within the conditions, that alterations are necessary to the site, including repositioning of the bus shelter. These details are shown on the site access alterations plan, attached to the copy of the Notice of Grant of Planning Permission.

Prospective buyers attention is drawn to the Conditions within the Planning Consent.

The first condition relates to the date of commencement of the development which must be before the expiration of 3 years from the date of consent.

The second condition relates to the plans and documents.

A full pack of the plans is available for inspection at the selling agents offices, but the site block plan as proposed, is included in these particulars.

With reference to other conditions within the planning consent, the bat, barn owl and swallow survey report, the design and access statement, a condition survey report on the buildings, are all available for inspection at the selling agents offices.

A copy of the original Planning Permission application is also available, including the delegated Planning Decision.

The consent requires the construction of a private sewage treatment plant. This is to be located within the curtilage of the site, included in the sale, being a reed bed treatment plant situated in the northern most corner of the site. See site plan.

A full set of plans, as existing and as proposed are available on line.

From Broughton-in-Furness, follow the signs to Whitehaven, the A595. After approximately 3 miles, keep right at the hamlet of Hallthwaites and continue along the Whicham Valley. At the end of the road, turn left, passing Silecroft village on the right. Kirksanton is the next village, just past the level crossing. On entering the village, Hall Green Farm is on the left hand side just before the village green which is on the right.

Alternatively, if approaching from a southerly direction via Millom, which has many local services and facilities, follow the coast road, A5093, towards Kirksanton and just after the village green, the farmstead is on the right.

The triangular area of land just in front of the farmhouse and farm building complex, on which there is a bus shelter, is included in the sale.

From a northerly direction from Holmrook and Bootle, follow the coast road, passing Silecroft on the right and follow the above directions.

The location and extent of the site are shown on the site plan within these particulars of sale.

The village of Kirksanton is approximately 3 miles north of Millom and a mile south of Silecroft, on the periphery of the Lake District National Park.

Mains water and electricity available.

Within the farmhouse bottled gas is used for cooking and heating.


Vacant possession on completion.

The farmhouse is currently let under terms of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, but Notice to obtain possession can be served by providing two months notice.


Copeland District Council: 0845 054 8600.


The buildings may be inspected by prospective buyers at any reasonable time, provided a copy of these particulars are in possession.

An appointment to view the farmhouse must be made via the selling agents offices. Please contact our Kendal office; 01539 721375.


Plot 1 is the conversion of the attached Barn to the farmhouse and creation of a workshop within the detached building behind the Barn in the corner of the present farmyard. The ground floor of the Barn would provide an entrance lobby, cloakroom, W.C., living room, dining room, kitchen and utility room, with three bedrooms at first floor level, one with an en suite bathroom and a separate shower room. The detached Barn at the far end of the farmyard would be converted into a workshop. The whole of Plot 1, including parking facilities, gardens to the front and grounds beyond the workshop are shown cross hatched red on the site block plan.

This is the development of the detached traditional stone and slate Barn, to the right of the farmhouse when entering the site. It is a development of 'Barn 4' on the site block plan and would provide a two bedroomed unit, with open plan, living / dining / kitchen on the upper floor level and two double bedrooms with two bathrooms on the ground floor. The whole, including the curtilage with parking facilities for two vehicles, is shown cross hatched grey on the site plan.

This is part of the development of the large, stone and slate built Barn, behind Plot 2. This would create a semi-detached dwelling with accommodation on two levels. The accommodation on the lower ground floor, would comprise an entrance hall, bathroom, cloakroom, study/games room workspace, utility room and store room. On the ground floor level would be the living/dining room, kitchen, bedroom no 3. Bedroom nos 1 and 2 would be on the upper floor level with two bathrooms. There would be a small enclosed garden on the north westerly elevation, with gardens and grounds extending beyond the vehicular access within the open ground included in the sale. The whole of Plot 3 is shown cross hatched yellow on the site plan.

This is the largest of the new build units and comprises the larger portion of the detached Barn, adjacent to Plot 3. The lower ground floor accommodation would provide an entrance hall, cloak/store room, second store room and a utility room. The upper floor would comprise the open plan living / dining room, kitchen, and study. There would be four bedrooms at second floor level, with an en suite bathroom and a house bathroom. Outside would be a detached double garage. Plots 3 and 4 would benefit from the fine northerly and westerly aspect with views across open farmland towards Black Coombe. The whole of Plot 4, is shown cross hatched red on the site plan.

This comprises the existing farmhouse with the following accommodation; entrance hall, living room, sitting room, kitchen, utility room, seven bedrooms, bathroom. Behind the farmhouse, is Barn 2, indicated on the site plan. This is the present outbuilding and would be converted to create general storage space for the benefit of the farmhouse. The whole of Plot 5 is shown cross hatched blue on the site plan.

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19 August 2015

Nearest stations

  • Silecroft (0.9 mi)
  • Millom (2.0 mi)
  • Green Road (3.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Silecroft (0.9 mi)
  • Millom (2.0 mi)
  • Green Road (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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